Today's Readings: Hosea 11:1-11; Psalm 107:1-9, 43; Colossians 3:1-11; Luke 12:13-21
Noticias Re"Mark"ados (anuncios en español)
Together in Faith: And he said to them, “Be on your guard against all forms of greed, for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of one’s possessions.” Luke 12:15
Possessions can become life’s scorecard. And possessions can be money, cars, children’s accomplishments, gadgets… you name it, someone somewhere will think it’s so very important. But is it? It takes discipline to remind ourselves not to fall for the accumulation of things.
Back to School: The Food Pantry volunteers will be giving out backpacks and school supplies during the July food distributions. There will be a donation box in the Narthex on July Sundays . Suggested donations are: Note paper, pens, pencils, markers, glue, scissors, rulers, file folders, crayons. Thank you for helping kids start the school year feeling prepared to succeed.
Bishop’s Visit: Our new Bishop, The Rt. Rev. Jennifer A. Reddall, will be visiting St. Mark’s on Sunday, September 29. We will have ONE bilingual service at 10 am with a potluck to follow in Knight Hall. As customary, the Bishop will be conducting Confirmations, Receptions and Reaffirmations of Baptismal Vows. If you are interested in becoming confirmed, received or reaffirming your baptismal vows in the Episcopal Church, please contact Fr. Gerardo.
Episcopal Night at Chase Field: The Arizona Diamondbacks invite all members of the Episcopal Diocese of Arizona, along with their family, friends, and neighbors to enjoy a time of fellowship and cheer on the D-backs as they host the Cincinnati Reds on Friday, Sept. 13 at 6:40 pm. Additional information is available on the flyers in the Narthex and online.
Women’s Shelter: Daughters of the King will be accepting donations for the East Valley Women’s Center. Please place hygiene products in the box provided in the narthex. We would like toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, soap, lotion, socks, underwear, and other feminine hygiene products.
MarkDowns Thrift Store: The Thrift Store will be open on Fridays only during the month of August (except Food Pantry Tuesdays). The store will remain open on Sundays in between services from 8:45-9:45 am.
Upcoming Ministry Meetings:
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Full announcements (pdf)
September-October 2018 (pdf)